Research is tackling the need to reduce energy demand, maintain energy supply, increase the efficiency of energy-requiring processes, and develop policy and pricing strategies.

Latest innovations by tech students on show

08 June 2007 A pocket Braille reading tool and a system that holds up speeding motorists are among the latest designs being unveiled by Cambridge University... Read more
Stacks of Clothes

Well dressed?

01 April 2007

As clothes become cheaper and fashion becomes 'faster', how are we to balance our consumption with environmental, economic and social...

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Dr Chris Smith

Dr Chris Smith

01 April 2007

Public engagement with science is top of Dr Chris Smith's agenda. His trailblazing approach to making scientific issues interesting, interactive...

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UK falling short in cutting carbon emissions

16 February 2007 Britain will fail to meet even the minimum target for reduced carbon emissions by 2020 if it does not introduce tougher green policies, a conference... Read more

Lecture: The Prince of Wales's Business & the Environment Programme

31 January 2007 H Lee Scott, CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., will be in London today to deliver the London Lecture of The Prince of Wales's Business & the... Read more

Cambridge scientists lay groundwork for safer nuclear waste storage

11 January 2007 Mineral-based waste forms could enable safer, cheaper and more publicly acceptable disposal. Read more

Energy survey reveals gap between attitudes and action

20 December 2006 A new survey of public attitudes towards energy and the environment has shown a clear divergence between people’s views as citizens and their actions... Read more

Gonville & Caius expands for the 21st century

17 October 2006 Gonville & Caius College opened the doors to its brand new student residence and conference centre at 5 West Road this term, marking the most... Read more

Coastal communities face greater threat of flooding due to land reclamation

01 September 2006 Seafront communities are being left wide open to the risk of flooding because of the loss of coastal ecosystems, a Cambridge academic has warned. Read more